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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women's lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents. Cosby in...
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local): --- 12:45 p.m. If new Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos has revised proposals for a fresh bailout of his debt-ridden nation to show his peers in the 19-country eurozone, he was keeping...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested one of their own for obstruction of justice as they investigate last month's shooting death of another police officer. In a Monday news release, the police accused Wardell Johnson of shoddy police work when he arrested Travis...
SEAHORSE KEY, Fla. (AP) — The din created by thousands of nesting birds is usually the first thing you notice about Seahorse Key, a 150-acre mangrove-covered dune off Florida's Gulf Coast. But in May, the key fell eerily quiet all at once. Thousands of little blue herons,...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The push to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse is about to clear its first hurdle. But even if a bill to bring down the rebel banner passes the state Senate as expected Tuesday, it faces a less certain future in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said. Breithaupt was among the first to organize bicycle races on dirt motorcycle courses in the early 1970s,...
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — It may be called "Billionaires' Beach," but the pristine views along one of Malibu's most exclusive coastlines are now easily accessible to anyone. After a decade-long legal fight that pitted public access advocates against a wealthy homeowner who refused...
DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple will argue Tuesday before the Colorado Court of Appeals that his religious beliefs should protect him from sanctions against his business. The case underscores how the already simmering...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A once-vacant city block at the northern edge of Yale University now teems with exotic herbs and vegetables, tended carefully by a community of graying people from China who are here to look after grandchildren as their own children cultivate careers at...